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China earthquake in video

More than 55,000 people are known to have died in the earthquake that struck south-west China on 12 May, according to the vice-governor of Sichuan province.

Footage of the earthquake, the aftermath and the rescue effort has been coming in to the BBC. A selection of video is available below.

BLASTS TO CLEAR 'QUAKE LAKES'

Officials have used explosives to drain quake-formed lakes and demolish dangerous buildings (6 June)

ANGRY PROTESTS AT AID 'FRAUD'

Villagers in Deyang protest over aid allegedly being sold (23 May)

WOMAN SURVIVES AFTER 196 HOURS

A 60-year-old woman rescued from the rubble near Pengzhou (20 May)

AFTERSHOCK FOOTAGE IN WENCHUAN

Amateur footage of an aftershock in Wenchuan (17 May)

THE MOMENT THE EARTHQUAKE STRUCK

Amateur footage of the quake in the mountains above Chengdu

GIRL WALKS FREE FROM RUBBLE

A student is helped to walk free after being trapped for 80 hours

PARACHUTING INTO QUAKE ZONE

Chinese soldiers parachute into the quake-hit zone

DAM CRACKS 'EXTREMELY DANGEROUS'

Chinese soldiers tackle 'extremely dangerous' cracks in Zipingku Dam

THE DESTRUCTION

Aerial footage of the devastation caused by the earthquake

EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

Gilles Barbier: 'It was very scary'

Anne Zuckerman: 'The ground shook for at least a minute'




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